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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Practiced Director of Rehabilitation oversees day-to-day operations of rehabilitation services to deliver highest standard of services with best possible outcome for residents. Maintains current PT license and 36 years of healthcare, rehabilitation and therapy experience in acute care, outpatient and long-term care facilities. Directed clinical management of rehab to foster quality improvement, excellent care planning and positive clinical utilization to meet program standards and guidelines.

Skills
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Staff Management
  • Training and mentoring
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Hiring and recruitment
  • Therapy programs
  • Team Building
  • Relationship building and retention
  • Profit improvements
Work History
04/2013 to 10/2020
Director of Rehabilitation Services Fairview Health Services Burnsville, MN,
  • Liaised with patients, families and support departments to adequately plan for patient rehabilitation needs.
  • Developed programs appropriate to needs of residents in facility to achieve highest feasible level of functioning.
  • Performed or oversaw initial patient assessments and evaluated response to treatment interventions.
  • Promoted and followed facility infection control policies, procedures and OBRA guidelines to improve quality of care for health and safety of residents.
  • Maintained appropriate and adequate staffing and scheduling of residents on caseloads and notified executive director of staffing constraints.
  • Supervised, oriented, trained and counseled department employees to improve job performance and maintain high standards of patient care.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Implemented best practice standards for billing resulting in substantial reduction of accounts receivable delays.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
11/1994 to 03/2013
Self-Employed Physical Therapist Community Health System Ponca City, OK,
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
  • Taught patients how to live within limits of capabilities and celebrated successes.
  • Demonstrated clear written and oral communications skills when working with health care professionals, patients and caregivers.
  • Observed and recorded patients' responses to therapies and exercises to report to practitioners and recommend adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Evaluated and treated wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash, dislocations, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke and neuropathies.
  • Planned and administered range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Used Software to chart patients' progress and update departmental records with data according to healthcare documentation regulation.
  • Supervised clinical students and support staff, including certified and licensed assistants, technicians and volunteers.
  • Conducted clinical assessment and evaluation to determine patient needs.
  • Collaborated closely with other healthcare providers to develop comprehensive care plans.
  • Tested and measured patients' strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.
  • Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Diligently observed patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Researched and stayed abreast of current treatment modalities by attending professional development opportunities.
  • Implemented policies and procedures with utmost working ethics while communicating effectively to team members.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Conducted precise assessments of patient condition and functional abilities.
  • Constructed physiotherapy treatment plans to increase functionality and strength.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
  • Supported patients' ability to maintain progress and physical health by prescribing and demonstrating at-home exercises.
  • Managed acute and chronic conditions with full understanding regarding complex therapy needs.
  • Facilitated outpatient Type therapy for patients with knee and hip replacements, chronic pain and balance disorders.
06/1986 to 10/1994
Director of Physical Therapy Centers For Specialty Care Group Ilion, NY,
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Developed programs appropriate to needs of residents in facility to achieve highest feasible level of functioning.
  • Performed or oversaw initial patient assessments and evaluated response to treatment interventions.
  • Supervised, oriented, trained and counseled department employees to improve job performance and maintain high standards of patient care.
06/1984 to 02/1986
Physical Therapist Easter Seals City, STATE,
  • Planned and administered range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
  • Observed and recorded patients' responses to therapies and exercises to report to practitioners and recommend adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Evaluated and treated wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash, dislocations, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke and neuropathies.
  • Treated each patient according to written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Diligently observed patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Communicated pertinent results, progress, or challenges to target and restore mobility for patients.
  • Provided therapy session adaptations according to progress and limitations.
  • Created methods adaptable to individual needs of each client.
  • Recorded detailed prognosis, treatment, responses and progress notes in patient charts.
  • Organized and prioritized workload and delegated responsibilities to other team members.
  • Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.
  • Constructed physiotherapy treatment plans to increase functionality and strength.
  • Contributed to team meetings and collaborated with management in patient recovery program decision-making process.
  • Supported patients' ability to maintain progress and physical health by prescribing and demonstrating at-home exercises.
Education
Expected in 05/1984 to to
Bachelor Of Science : Physical Therapy
Pacific University - Forest Grove, OR
GPA:
Expected in 05/1979 to to
Bachelor Of Arts: Psychology
Gordon College - Wenham, MA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Pacific University
  • Gordon College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Rehabilitation Services
  • Self-Employed Physical Therapist
  • Director of Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapist

Degrees

  • Bachelor Of Science
  • Bachelor Of Arts

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